• 2022 WORKSHOP Leaders

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  • Small Steps to Success

    Utilizing ancient Kaizen techniques of small steps, breaking things down, and tackling things one day at a time to decrease anxiety and overwhelm in business, goal setting, rural living, and mental health.

    Erica is a personal development and proactive mental wellness specialist helping you reclaim your life, conquer your goals, and find peace in the process. Erica has fallen into learning more about stress reduction on the farm, combatting burnout, and learning to love yourself through learning about yourself. She received her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, Psychology and Kinesiology, and Bachelor of Education (with Great Distinction) in Science Education and Community Health. Erica is a certified personal trainer, certified mindfulness instructor, mental health and psychological first aider, and certified sexual health teacher. Erica is passionate about helping her clients feel empowered, energized, and capable through one-on-one coaching, public speaking, her podcast (The Rural Mindset Podcast) and workshops. Erica's down-to-earth style makes her relatable and approachable for clients in all realms of life.

    Visit The Brand Erica




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  • Essential Digital Marketing strategies for small businesses

    Navigating the continuously shifting digital landscape of Search Engines and Digital Advertising can be intimidating, so we will discuss what are the digital strategies available and how to choose the best one that best suits your business and budget.

    Results-driven and innovative marketing leader with 10+ years of combined experience in the retail and hospitality sector working as an in-house marketer and public relations as well as a consultant through marketing agencies. Proven brand builder with expertise in social media, digital marketing, brand positioning, and integrated marketing strategies that drive sales and brand awareness.

    Visit FLICKS Marketing

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  • 5 Keys to Increasing Your Sales Influence

    Participants will engage in an interactive discussion around the practical skills every sales professional needs to master. They will leave with 5 key strategies that they can implement immediately to increase their success in every sales conversation. 

    Julie Crawford grew up on an acreage outside of Airdrie watching and learning from her entrepreneurial dad. Julie's first career was as a children's and women's pastor. After that, she became a general insurance broker and eventually owned her own insurance brokerage. Health and family issues lead to her selling the brokerage in 2016. Julie became a certified Executive Program Leader with Maxwell Leadership in 2019 and now helps entrepreneurs and business professionals to grow their influence and connections throughout Canada.

    Visit Leaders Can Foundation







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  • Resiliency to Results!

    OK. You've made it this far - now what? It's time to shift your focus from surviving to thriving by determining what you REALLY want.

    Belief Re-patterning: The Amazing Technique for "Flipping the Switch" to Positive Thoughts (Hay House 2012) brought Suze Casey's unique and evolutionary work to an international audience. Best-selling author, facilitator, speaker, radio show host, master laser-coach and entrepreneur, Suze's academic achievements include a Master of Education in Learning Styles and Curriculum Development, with a minor in Psychology. Following a 20-year career as an educator, in 1999 she launched a private practice. Her clients – individuals, management teams and large conference audiences - share a commitment to personal growth, development and change – and a desire to live their best lives

    A dynamic, informative, and engaging professional, Suze travels extensively passionately sharing her message, and comes home to the beautiful Rocky Mountain foothills of Airdrie, Alberta, Canada.

    Visit Belief Re-patterning

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  • Creating Possibility: The Art of Effective Leadership

    Challenge traditional paradigms of leadership; examine leadership as a Way of Being rather than a Thing That You Do; Discuss Influence versus Impression

    With experience spanning more than 25 years and involving thousands of people from more than 40 different countries around the world, Margaret brings a unique perspective and deep understanding to the conversation about what it means to lead others and communicate effectively. She believes deeply in the potential and capacity of every human being and emphasizes the need to make sure people feel valued and appreciated. Margaret's acclaimed I Care, You Count Principle™, developed through her work over the past two decades, has found success from the breakfast table to the battlefield to the boardroom while working with groups spanning multiple sectors from corporate to non-profit to military.

    Margaret was born and raised on the coast of British Columbia. She is a private pilot, holds a black belt in Taekwondo, and enjoys running, sailing, camping, travelling and spending time with family and friends. Margaret currently lives in Airdrie, Alberta with her husband Ryan and their daughters Kennedy and Makenna.

    Visit Tac Form Training & Development Inc.

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  • Having a Growth Plan and Understanding Cash Flow for Small Business

    Navigating cash flow challenges is always tricky but with a pandemic and an economic crisis is still on the minds of many Alberta entrepreneurs, and as the economy continues to shift, the challenges facing entrepreneurs around cash flow continue. Tiffany Daw will share steps on designing a growth plan for your business and personal wealth, in addition Catherine Glambeck will take us through cash flow fundamentals, updated data and how metrics factor into lending or business decisions.

    Tiffany Daw has been in the financial services industry for more than 15 years and her background in banking, lending and investments means she takes a holistic approach to meeting her clients' needs. She's a proud ATB employee and her background from other financial institutions helps her appreciate why we are different, and why I joined the ATB Wealth team in 2016.​

    Catherine Glambeck is an Entrepreneur Strategist with ATB. Her role is to provide one-on-one help to entrepreneurs and small businesses with anything related to their business. This could include topics like business planning, cash flow forecasting and financial planning, coaching, or just someone to talk to. She has experience starting several successful companies from the ground up and has been helping Alberta Small Businesses for more than 5 years.

    Visit ATB Wealth